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Voices in the Alleyway review – Spread Expression and Faith Drama Productions at Cochrane Theatre

Voices in the Alleyway review – Spread Expression and Faith Drama Productions at Cochrane Theatre

Tweet Voices in the Alleyway is a collaboration between Faith Drama Productions and Spread Expression exploring three characters’ pasts, blending influences of basketball, new jack swing with hip hop theatre together. TJ (Sannchia Gaston), Beyanda (Tulimelila Shityuwete) and Badda (Christopher ‘Worm’ Lewis) are three basketball players who deny their past and deny their gifts, forced to listen to their gut feelings and intuition by listening to the voices in the alleyway, three Apparition characters played by Daniel … Read entire article »

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Breakin’ Convention 2011 review at Sadler’s Wells

Breakin’ Convention 2011 review at Sadler’s Wells

Tweet The international festival of Hip Hop Theatre is back at resident venue Sadler’s Wells for the 8th year and goes from strength to strength. It never fails to challenge, thrill and inspire with a mix of crowd pleasing spectacle and boundary breaking experimentation. In 2010 some pieces were profoundly challenging for an audience that had come just after the heady delights of So You Think You Can Dance, Got To Dance, Streetdance 3D and a whole … Read entire article »

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6 reasons to go Breakin’ Convention 2011 at Sadler’s Wells

6 reasons to go Breakin’ Convention 2011 at Sadler’s Wells

Tweet Breakin Convention 2011, the international festival of hip hop theatre at Sadler’s Wells is all but a week away and has a lot of unmissable performances from big UK and international acts. It might be the mega bank holiday weekend for the Royal Wedding, but it has nothing in comparison with some of the star attractions of this year’s festival. In store will be footworking, night dancing and b-boying from some of Korea’s finest b-boys, plus … Read entire article »

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Coming soon: A Night On The Tiles by Pen-Ultimate Hip Hop

Coming soon: A Night On The Tiles by Pen-Ultimate Hip Hop

Tweet The words ‘Scrabble’ and ‘wordplay’ put together is set to take on a different meaning this month as an extended A Night On The Tiles by Pen-Ultimate Hip Hop embarks on its 2011 UK tour. The production toured in 2009 previewing at The Albany last year (we missed it) featuring production by Montserrat Gili and dramaturgy from American hip hop theatre pioneer Will Power. A Night on the Tiles tells the story of an absurd spoken word … Read entire article »

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Dance Currents 2011: Avant Garde Dance Illegal Dance at Stratford Circus

Dance Currents 2011: Avant Garde Dance Illegal Dance at Stratford Circus

Tweet Illegal Dance: Dance, and any form of self expression is prohibited. Anyone caught dancing will be reported to the Enforcers and arrested. Set in a dystopian future, Avant Garde Dance’s new show at Stratford Circus is set to be as exciting as it is daring, featuring 360 immersive audio visuals and a text heavy script – as well as the dance! … Read entire article »

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Breaking Cycles – The Devil has Quentins Heart 2011 UK tour

Breaking Cycles – The Devil has Quentins Heart 2011 UK tour

Tweet Benji Reid’s hip hop theatre company Breaking Cycles is back for 2011 with The Devil has Quentin’s Heart and Benji playing the role of Quentin Forrest, a Wall Street Broker that sold his soul to the devil for a success and lavish lifestyle. Based on Iced, a novel by Ray Shell about an American hooked on crack, Benji Reid based The Devil has Quentin’s Heart on a trader hooked on playing the market to please his … Read entire article »

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Shlomo Mouthtronica review

Shlomo Mouthtronica review

Tweet Shlomo, who some may know from his beatboxing vocal orchestra, has for the first time embarked on a nationwide solo beatboxing tour: Mouthtronica. Billed as a ‘one man musical,’ what is Shlomo without an orchestra to back him up, and what is a 90 minute show with all but a microphone and a loopstation over an 18 date tour? Mouthtronica is part autobiographical, part unintentional stand up comedy – a lot of laughs come from Shlomo … Read entire article »

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Some Like It Hip Hop extract review – Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2011

Some Like It Hip Hop extract review – Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2011

Tweet Some Like It Hip Hop, ZooNation’s anticipated follow up to Into the Hoods, finally previewed this weekend at Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2011 after several months of secrecy. Note: This is a review of an extract of ZooNation’s new show, Some Like It Hip Hop which starts on 20 October 2011 at the Peacock Theatre With new cast members featuring Tommy Franzen, Lizzie Gough, Carrie Ann Ingrouille and their latest ZooYouth company recruits, ZooNation’s take on Some Like … Read entire article »

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Coming soon: Some Like It Hip Hop at Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2011

Coming soon: Some Like It Hip Hop at Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2011

Tweet Sampled is Sadler’s Wells’ annual preview of performances in their upcoming season. Most exciting for us, this year will see  a special previewing of extracts from ZooNation’s successor to Into the Hoods – Some Like It Hip Hop. It has been no more than a year since the milestone in hip hop theatre, Into the Hoods drew to an end. As ZooNation‘s last and most successful show they will have huge expectations when Some … Read entire article »

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Flawless: Chase the Dream review at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre December 2010

Flawless: Chase the Dream review at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre December 2010

Tweet Writing a review while avoiding cliches and analogies using the word ‘flawless’ is going to prove difficult. Let’s face it, when was the last time you ever saw them miss a beat? Chase the Dream at the Royal Festival Hall is Flawless’ Christmas special for the Southbank Centre for three nights only before they begin their nationwide 60 date tour in 2011. Considering there has already been an entire season of Flawless shows, this … Read entire article »

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